Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) Shorted Shares Decreased By 22.52%

September 14, 2018 - By Jason Dias

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.30, from 0.9 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold Armstrong World Industries, Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 51.12 million shares or 3.33% less from 52.88 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
State Street Corp holds 0% or 806,518 shares. Fmr Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 669,670 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 8,839 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 342,200 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Massachusetts Fin Services Communication Ma has invested 0.01% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Sandhill Cap Prtn Limited Liability stated it has 3.46% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). California State Teachers Retirement owns 69,339 shares. Smithfield Trust Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) for 1,583 shares. Highvista Strategies Ltd reported 4,500 shares. Lazard Asset Mgmt has invested 0.01% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). 20,466 are owned by Alyeska Invest Group L P. 226,862 are owned by Tiaa Cref Investment Limited Liability. Prudential Fincl Inc reported 19,682 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Peak6 Invs Lp reported 5,327 shares. Emerald Advisers Pa accumulated 0.01% or 4,295 shares.

Since June 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $10.83 million activity. Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $2.10 million was made by ValueAct Holdings – L.P. on Tuesday, August 21.

The stock of Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) registered a decrease of 22.52% in short interest. AWI’s total short interest was 1.47 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 22.52% from 1.89M shares, reported previously. With 372,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their AWI’s short positions. The short interest to Armstrong World Industries Inc’s float is 3.18%.

The stock increased 0.76% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $72.5. About 241,979 shares traded. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) has risen 47.95% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.33% the S&P500.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. designs, makes, and sells ceiling systems for use primarily in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.75 billion. The firm produces suspended fiber and metal ceiling systems, and complementary ceiling products, as well as acoustical ceiling, wall, and structural solutions; and sells suspension system products. It has a 24.64 P/E ratio. It sells its commercial ceiling materials and accessories to resale distributors and ceiling system contractors; and residential ceiling products to wholesalers and retailers, including large home centers.

Another recent and important Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Armstrong World Industries Completes Acquisition of Steel Ceilings, Inc.” on August 16, 2018.

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